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Author: Kate Merrill

Traffic Advisory SE Hawthorne Boulevard and Madison Street from the Hawthorne Bridge to SE 12th Avenue

Construction begins Tuesday, March 30 and will last approximately three months.  A digital rendering of SE Madison Street at Grand Avenue facing east shows four westbound travel lanes,…

Community Safety Update from Portland Police Chief Lovell to Business and Community Leaders

A message from Portland Police Chief Lovell: To help keep you informed, and to ask for your assistance and feedback, Mayor Ted Wheeler and my office will periodically…

The Central Eastside Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee (TPAC) has open positions

Do you work in, live adjacent to, are a resident of, and/or do you commute through the Central Eastside Industrial District?  Are you interested in shaping transportation and…

Urgent Advisory for protests during Presidential Inauguration Weekend

City officials are preparing for protest activities from Sunday, January 17, through Wednesday, January 20, in downtown Portland related to the Presidential inauguration. As a precautionary measure, the City of…

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new…

SBA extends Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that the deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for the COVID-19 Pandemic disaster declaration is extended to Dec. 31, 2021.  The…

Local Small Business Repair Grants

Prosper Portland is offering a repair grant for small businesses that have received exterior damage as a result of the extended period of closures and all of the…

New Grants from Multnomah County for Restaurants & Food Carts

From Multnomah County: “Beginning today, licensed restaurants and food carts in Multnomah County can begin applying for small business grants to offset the cost of restrictions from COVID-19.…

Manufacturing Consulting Grants Available

Greater Portland Inc is teaming up with Impact Washington and Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership to offer grants for consulting services to qualified manufacturing firms in the Portland metro…

Update on Healthy Business Permits

The following is an update from Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) regarding their Healthy Business Permits: First and foremost, your permit is still valid through March 31, 2021…

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